Outdoor Cinema

People sitting at an outdoor cinema hire event at Bishop's House, Somerset

Best outdoor cinema hire – how we delivered an event in five days

Only the best outdoor cinema hire company could have done it.

A recent assignment challenged Urban Entertainment to help stage an outdoor cinema event against the stunning backdrop of The Bishop’s Palace, in Somerset.

No big deal, you might think. That is, until we discovered the event was in just five days’ time. Here’s how we delivered it successfully.

rooftop cinema near st. Paul's Cathedral, London

Set against the stunning backdrop of St Paul's cathedral, we presented cinematic classics at this rooftop event that's etched in memory.

Rooftop cinema hire – discover the sky high appeal

Rooftop cinema hire is one of our favourite, and rising, trends in the outdoor cinema industry.

That’s because it combines breathtaking views with top quality movies for an immersive, 360 degree experience.

Here we reveal everything you need to know about the genre plus how to put on a show-stopping event of your very own.

classic car festival with outdoor cinema screen

Open-air cinema with Urban Entertainment – The festival edition

What do some of the world’s biggest and best festivals have in common?

Open-air cinema, of course. From documentary festivals to family focused events, they’ve all used the magic of open-air cinema as an extra entertainment feature.

Timothee Chalamet as Wonka 2023

Hire an outdoor cinema in 2023 with our complete guide

Hire an outdoor cinema, they said. It’ll be fun, they said…

But with so many factors to consider, from which film to screen to the best locations to screen it at, it can be easier said than done to organise such an event.

If you’ve got questions on how to stage the best event for your audience, welcome to the right place.
Here at Urban Outdoor Cinema our experts have put together this step by step guide just for you.

Dalmations record breaking outdoor cinema event

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Why outdoor cinema events have a universal appeal – even for dogs

As outdoor cinema events go – it was pretty paw-some.

Imagine the scene if you can. Some 127 dogs and their owners, all sat together to enjoy the Disney film 101 Dalmations.

It may sound unlikely but this was reality at a recent, and successful World Guinness Record bid.

Here at Urban Entertainment, we thought it was a perfect example of the universal appeal of outdoor cinema events.

Let’s explore this topic.


Outdoor cinema expert reveals why we love scary movies

Any outdoor cinema expert knows that one horror film is simply legendary in the genre.
It dates back to 1978 and inspired a legion of slashers for years – nah, decades – to come.

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The meteoric rise of Halloween drive-in cinema events

Halloween drive in cinemas are a phenomenon the generation Z cohort has come to expect each October.

But it wasn’t always this way, especially in the UK.

sunset at a Pop-up Cinema event by Urban Entertainment

The best outdoor cinema UK events this summer

Outdoor cinema UK events. Oh, there must be hundreds of them this summer!

A quick search online will reveal a gargantuan variety of screenings, festivals and fairs featuring outdoor movies out there. So when it comes to booking, it can be really tricky to select just one.

That’s why the team at Urban Entertainment has pulled together our top three recommendations for the best outdoor cinema UK events coming up in the next few weeks.

Now you can sit back, relax and book knowing an incredible experience is definitely on the cards…

Outdoor Cinema Hire screen with deckchairs

Summer outdoor cinema events – the critical factor to consider

Summer outdoor cinema. A fun event showing a classic movie. The warmth of summer on your face. And a cool drink in your hand.

Yes, life doesn’t get much better than peak summer outdoor cinema season, which starts this month at long last. We’ve got the popcorn ready!

But just why are August and September the very best times to host this kind of event? Let’s find out together.


Outdoor Cinema Hire Event - Top Five Films

Open air cinema: five films for a phenomenal event

We all know the classic open air cinema films which audiences have watched time after time.

But what if you want to offer something a little bit different yet ideally suited to the outdoor cinema hire experience at your upcoming event?

Look no further. Here is our carefully curated collection of superb movie suggestions to make your event a blockbuster hit, no matter the genre.

Outdoor Cinema Hire event in Dubai park

Outdoor cinema hire UK: secrets to movie quality

Cinema quality movie experiences – no matter the location.
That one sentence summarises the outdoor cinema hire services of Urban Entertainment.
Our company was a pioneer in the then niche industry when it was launched all the back in 2011. Now while there are many other competitors out there in 2022, we stand head and shoulders above.
That’s because of an unwavering commitment to premium quality, the latest technology and excellent customer service from start to finish.